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Western Sydney University continues to rise in prestigious global rankings

Western Sydney University has continued to rise in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, being named among the top 250 universities globally for the first time.


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Western cares: hundreds of nursing and midwifery students delivering COVID-19 vaccinations

When the communities of Greater Western Sydney receive their all-important COVID-19 jab, there’s a strong chance they will be vaccinated by a proud contingent from Western Sydney University.

Western Sydney University commits to ambitious energy targets as part of climate action

Western Sydney University has launched its decadal strategy, Sustainability and Resilience 2030 – an ambitious roadmap for climate action that includes committing to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2026 and becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Western Sydney University appoints Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Andy Marks as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Government and Alliances.

Western Sydney University launches high-tech jobs ‘accelerator’ vision for the West

Western Sydney University has released its vision for the Tech Jobs Accelerator, a collaboration hub to deliver future-ready training, jobs and industry partnerships in Western Sydney.


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Australia’s largest birthing study calls for diverse perspectives

As part of a new national study exploring the birthing experiences of women over the last five years, Western Sydney University researchers are calling for women across Australia to contribute their stories.


Research Week to uncover bold research futures

Western Sydney University will showcase the impact of its world-class research as part of this year’s Research Week from Monday 25 to Friday 29 October.




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Opinion: 5 ways parents can help children adjust to being at school after months in lockdown

Students are returning to their schools after months in lockdown in Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT. Many will thrive on the return to school. Others, though, may need extra practical and emotional support to adjust in a healthy way.


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Opinion: How AI can guide course design and study choices to help graduates get the jobs they want

Graduates entering an ever-more-competitive job market are often unaware of the skills and values they offer employers. The challenge is greater with emerging job roles that require certifications and both multidisciplinary skills.




Awards and appointments

Farewell to Director of the Whitlam Institute, Leanne Smith

Western Sydney University announces the departure of Leanne Smith, Executive Director of the Whitlam Institute, and congratulates her on her appointment as the new Chief Executive of the Australian Human Rights Commission.


Western Sydney University celebrates student success at Paralympics

Western Sydney University congratulates Timothy Hodge and Gordon Allan on their success at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the swimming and cycling events.